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Jen Burkey

Jen  Burkey

Jen Burkey

Elite Academy Lincoln Academy Director

Phone: 402-326-9176


Jen Burkey

Jen is a native of Roscoe, Illinois and spent her youth playing soccer for clubs in the Northern Illinois area.  Jen graduated from and played soccer at Hononegah H.S in Roscoe, Illinois and went on to earn her degree in elementary education from Northern Illinois University (NIU) in Dekalb, IL.  Jen played on the first women’s varsity soccer team at NIU and lettered 3 times (1993-1995).  Upon graduating from NIU, Jen was employed as an elementary school teacher in Rockford, IL where she was actively involved in coaching club soccer and served as the varsity women’s soccer coach at Belvidere H.S. in Belvidere, IL.  After moving to Manhattan, KS, Jen continued to coach club soccer for the Little Apple Soccer Club and served as assistant coach for the women’s team at Manhattan H.S. Since moving to Lincoln, Jen has been actively involved in coaching youth soccer at Elite Player Academy.

Jen is the Coordinator and Director of our Lincoln pre Academy (4-7 year olds) and Academy teams (8-10 year olds). 

Coach Education

US Soccer 'D' License

US Soccer 'E' License

US Soccer 'F' License